Back in the 80s and early 90s, movies always portrayed America as a sunny place where people would water their lawns every day. Some places in America, however, aren’t all that green and cheerful, especially in the winter. Seeing how not everybody can afford a beach house in Florida or California, those who choose to live in the northern parts of the United States will sometimes have to endure very cold temperatures in the winter.
Over the next few minutes, we’ll look into the coldest places in America in our quest for the ten coldest cities in the United States. So the next time you complain about the cold weather, make sure to remember that some people have it much worse. Mind you, we only included cities outside Alaska which gets considerably colder during the winter.
8Eau Claire, Wisconsin – 12.0 F
Situated in the central part of Wisconsin, the city of Eau Claire is the ninth largest in the state. During the summer, Eau Claire, Wisconsin is a major tourist destination due to its many parks, biking trails, picnic areas, and lakes. During the winter, however, temperatures go as cold as 12 F on average, which is lower than most people can bare. In fact, the lowest ever recorded temperature in Eau Claire, Wisconsin is -45 F.